21 firms share $5B Connections II prize

Twenty-one companies have won a share of the General Services Administration’s $5 billion Connections II contract for telecommunications and other network support.

Nine of the companies are small businesses, the rest fall into the full-and-open category. The companies will compete for task orders under the 10-year contract, which has a four-year base and six one-year options.

GSA wants the contract to be the government’s one-stop shop for buying telecommunications, network and communications solutions. The agency will use the contract to help implement its Networx telecommunications contract.

Among the solutions are communications and networking, building/campus facility preparation, operations, administration and management, and customer service and technical support.

The 21 winners are:

A&T Systems Inc.
American Systems Corp.
Apptis Inc.
Avaya Inc.
BAE Systems
Centech Group
Ciber Inc.
Concert Technologies
EPS Corp.
Futron Inc.
General Dynamics Information Technology
Government Telecommunications Inc.
Harris Corp.
Netcom Technologies Inc.
Nextiraone Federal
Qwest Government Services
Science Applications International Corp.
Vector Resources Inc.
Verizon Business